March 28 (Reuters) - U.S. exchange operator CME Group Inc is in advanced talks to acquire Britain's NEX Group Plc for about 4 billion pounds ($5.64 billion), Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. bloom.bg/2E28b6Z
NEX Group had said earlier this month that it had received a preliminary takeover approach from CME Group.
NEX and CME declined to comment.
$1 = 0.7094 pounds Reporting by Parikshit Mishra in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva